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By Judy Thorburn
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Mayor Oscar Goodman Flips the Switch for Tree Lighting Ceremony at Fremont Street Experience

The holiday season kicked off at the Fremont Street Experience when Mayor Oscar B. Goodman flipped the switch to light Las Vegas’ official Christmas tree on Wednesday evening, December 8. The Mayor and Jeff Victor, president of Fremont Street Experience entered the ceremony in a parade of red convertibles.

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Mayor Oscar Goodman lights the tree
Photo credit: Larry Burton


Santa Claus and his elves were also on hand to help officiate the ceremony and light the 50 ft. Christmas tree adorned with festive Christmas decorations. Santa Claus surprised the crowd by ditching his sleigh for a ride on the FlightlineZ (zip line) along with a few of his elves. After the Tree lighting, Candy and the Canes entertained the crowd with festive holiday music.

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Photo credit: Larry Burton


The official Las Vegas Christmas tree will be on display just beneath the 12.5 million lights of the Viva Vision at Fremont Street Experience through the Christmas holiday. Candy and the Canes will entertain audiences Thursdays – Mondays, staging three shows a night at 7:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m., and 9:15 p.m. on the 3rd Street Stage through Dec. 26.

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